Concept of eighty twenty rule

#1 Productivity Hack for your Business

Chalk drawing – concept of 80/20 rule In The ONE Thing Gary Keller discusses the 80/20 Principle in detail. It’s a productivity concept that can be applied to many things in life, including your workload. The principle states that 20 percent of what you do produces 80 percent of your results.
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Here’s a Method That’s Helping Top Performer’s Crush Their Week

4 weeks, 1 month, 1 year—that’s the foundation of the 4-1-1 goal planning method. It’s a highly effective way to put your intentions onto paper and then turn them into actions. In fact, Keller Williams’ top performers are known to knock down dominoes using this productivity method. If you’re ready
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Finding Guidance: The Importance of Having Mentors

A great mentor won’t tell you what you want to hear, but what you need to hear. It’s easy to get a friend’s blink, and it’s important to have a spouse or colleague’s buy-in. But, where do you turn for long-term guidance and accountability in the areas of your life
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Our Top 10 Ahas of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, The ONE Thing team decided to reflect on all the aha moments we had this year. There were many pearls of wisdom and nuggets of gold uncovered over the last 12 months, but we decided to narrow it down to the ones that have
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What Makes a Great Spiritual Mentor?

Human spirituality transcends the barriers of religion and affiliations. It’s built on beliefs that are somehow innate in all of us – regardless of age, sex or cultural background. This is most evident when we examine the lives and teachings of spiritual leaders throughout history. Take a look at the
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Gary Keller’s Key Tips on How to Get a Job Right out of College

Getting a job after graduating from college can feel like an insurmountable task. According to AfterCollege Inc., a company that looks to pair recent college graduates with potential employers, only 17 percent of graduating students in 2014 have jobs lined up after college. If you, a family member or a
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Where to Find Your Parenting Mentor

Parenting can be the toughest and most rewarding job we ever have. If we have mentors in other areas of our life, why not have a mentor for the most important task we’ll ever take on? Few people are prepared for the 24/7, 365days a year role that parenting requires,so
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Behind the Pages Part 1: Gary’s Story Spawns ONE Thing Strategy

We recently sat down with Gary and asked how we can achieve extraordinary results ourselves. His answer: ask the Focusing Question over and over until you are staring at just ONE Thing. Enjoy our two-part, author interview to gain insight into The ONE Thing’s applicable message of purpose, priority and
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The Journey Continues: Get in a Growth Mindset for 2021

The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus is credited with saying, “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it is not the same river and he is not the same man.” I thought about this saying a great deal in the closing weeks of 2020. Every year brings new
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39 Languages, ONE Message

Among the most humbling aspects of our ONE Thing journey has been seeing just how far this little book about productivity and purpose can go. As of 2020, we have 39 translations of The ONE Thing in print – we’ve listed where you can find some of our foreign friends
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